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I’ve been using the stuff my dad has been using in the garage for live steam stuff, but does anyone recommend something better. I would prefer to get it off Amazon. Thank you



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Depends. Hobby Lube makes several lubes, all available from Walther's. White/lithium grease is considered safe for paints and plastics, so wherever you can get a tube of it cheaply, ideally locally, is the way I would go.

I say "depends" because it depends on how you intend to use it. If just in the gear towers and assemblies inside trucks, again, white grease is the way to go.

If lubing side-rods and levers, as well as the bearings for axles, on steamers, I use the leftover dregs from bottles of Dexron III Mercon ATF. It's a superior lubrication for that purpose and is safe for paints and plastics.
 

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For model work, Labelle's...it's plastic friendly,
available at most hobby shops.

They also have a powdered lubricant for
couplers, car wheel bearings and the like.

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White grease

Brylcream, I have boxes of that stuff! I just recently got out of a bomb shelter, and am glad because this world has changed.
 
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